This year a wave of new faces took over both the fashion industry and social media entrepreneurship alike .Stunning new faces and bold talent made its way to becoming industry power houses.
Slick Woods- Next generation forefront model is Slick Woods. Woods is managed by The Lions Agency based in both New York, New York and Los Angeles, California. Her short cut, full lips and gap make her look her own. Slick Woods was in high demand fashion week. Walking and opening for brands and fashion houses such as Fenty x Puma, Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs and Helmut Lang. Woods has also been featured in highly revered editorials with Vogue and W Magazine. Follow her social media @slickwoods
Briana Wilson – a social media maven, and apart of a generation that has used social media to create revenue , Briana has launched a successful career based on her Matte clothing line. Briana is the face of new wave entrepreneurs, noticeably, young black women who use their large social media following as free advertising and support. When Matte launched it was an automatic sell out and gained support for other IT girls such as Karrueche, Draya, and Kim Kardashian. Wilson has recently launched her second brand, working girl. A collection inspired and for just that, working girls. Briana is definitely next generation success and on her way to a multi-million dollar brand. Shop @mattebrand and keep up with Briana at @eenahsanairb
Kyle Kellogg is a New York based model managed by Muse NYC. Kyle has been the face of companies such as Coca Cola, Maybelline and Sephora. Kellogg has also been featured in magazines like Allure and been a part of campaigns across the United States for brands like Bloomingdale’s. Keep up with Miss. Kellogg @kkelloggxo
FUCCI- Farren Fucci has had quite a year for himself. Having his start on social media he built his brand and following from fashion mood boards he would create and post on Twitter. These look books grew his following and eventually landed in the hands of Rihanna. Fucci began styling Rihanna and other hot IT girls such as Bella Hadid. His goal is to make his clients feel “sexy confident and untouchable” .Fucci is now a sought after stylist and gaining more buzz within the fashion industry. For style inspo follow him at @Karlie.Floss
Geron McKinley – Geron is a model you’ve more than likely seen on the rise for a couple of years, he is represented by multiple agencies his two biggest being CLICK and Elite . This year Geron made his mark within the industry walking for power house labels such as Philip Plein, Kith, and Hermes. McKinley is currently apart of two major campaigns with Old Navy, Puma, and Forever 21 all nationwide. Geron has recently put philanthropist under his belt as well. Teaming with brand Concreet and Mega store Forever 21 to provide scholarships for youth. To support his philanthropy follow Geron @Geronmckinley
Precious Lee – Precious is currently signed with IMG modeling agency. Within a month Lee became a part of Lane Bryant’s #ImNoangel campaign. Precious being the face of such a huge campaign put her in the spotlight and propelled her into more work. In 2016, Lee teamed with Lane Bryant again. Sports Illustrated and Lane Bryant collaborated for their campaign “This Body”. This campaign would also be featured in Vogue Magazine making Precious the first black plus model to be featured in the magazine. Follow Precious @Preciouslee
Next generation models, entrepreneurs, and taste makes are shifting the way we see , buy and intake fashion.
Tatiana Elisabeth- Tatiana first caught our eye when appearing on Americas Next Top Model. Tatiana is currently signed to MSA Models and is a Brooklyn, NY resident. Tatiana has been featured in Galore Magazine she is also a part of Rimmel London’s recent national campaign. Tatiana has used 100 thousand follower base on social media as free advertisement for her skin and beauty brand @skinbuttr. Keep up with this gorgeous entrepreneur and all that she does @TatianaElisabeth
Paloma Elsesser – you’ve more than likely seen this beauty as one of the new faces of Fenty Beauty , ASOS and the face of Glossiers body positive campaign, Body Hero . Paloma has also been featured in Vogue and Nike’s iD campaign and is one of the most sought after plus size models to date. Check out her amazing work @palomija
Selah Marley- What is it like to come from an iconic hip hop and reggae lineage and still make a name for your own? Mega babe Selah Marley knows. Selah , born to Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley has greatness in her DNA. Selah is represented by Next models and has been featured in over 5 major editorials. She has also recently modeled and walked for lines such as Ivy Park, Chanel and Yeezy while being a full time college student at the prestige NYU. To see how an IT girl lives check Miss.Marley out @selahmarley
Adowa Aboah – is a UK born model who has appeared in (and on) Vogue and British GQ, and opening for fashion labels such as Dior and Sonia Rykiel. Adowa was also a nominee for best model of 2017 via the fashion awards. Aside for modeling, Adowa is also a feminist for women worldwide and has a virtual site, “Gurls Talk”. A safe space for women to vent and have self-care. To keep up with Adowa and her Next Generation work follow her movement follow her @AdwoaAboah